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  1. #76
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    Detect smarter, not harder.

    Mar 2014
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ahab8 View Post
    Well said! I havenít stopped thinking about it since that day. Trying to get that feeling again
    Not finding a tree coin eats away at me badly man. I couldnít imagine how it feels after having found one, besides your stories. Lol
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    "Take the detecta-drama elsewhere - I'm just here to dig!"


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  2. #77
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    Brian Cook

    Jun 2012
    north west Missouri
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    Congratulations!

  3. #78
    us
    Oct 2010
    Georgia
    Teknetics T2SE
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    It only beats my oldest find by over 200 years, yawwnnn. Really, this is no joking matter, because that is a banner find all day, regardless of what the rule book says. A big welcome and a big congrats!

  4. #79
    us
    Dec 2016
    Vermont
    Bandido umax
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    Looked at this 5 times already. Voting banner

  5. #80

    Mar 2007
    Salinas, CA
    Explorer II, Compass 77b, Tesoro shadow X2
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    Banner Finds (4)
    Post-script: I love the "in-situ" pix ! Congratz again.
    Metal detecting is my one worldy vice!

  6. #81

    Aug 2013
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    That Pine sure is fine.

  7. #82
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    coppersmith

    Oct 2013
    brunswick md
    WHITES 5900, MXT 300, MXT PRO, MXT ALL PRO/ 8X6 SEF COIL
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    NEW MEMBER MY AW, WHAT A HELLUVA FIND .CONGRATS

  8. #83
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    Oct 2013
    Topsham, Maine
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    Whoa whoa whoa....where does this post think itís going? Back up top with you. Too good to slip away
    "Life which is lived without zest and adventure-is not life at all."
    -F.A. Mitchell-Hedges, British Explorer
    2017 BEST FINDS
    -1723 KG1
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    Oldest Coin To Date: 1652 Pine Tree Shilling NOE 29
    Colonial Silver To Date: 11
    Hammered Coins To Date: 1664 Potosi Mint COB
    1653 Copper Cob

  9. #84
    us
    Mar 2009
    NY
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    Banner Finds (1)
    A Big CONGRATS on an AWESOME COIN

  10. #85
    us
    Dec 2006
    Ocean City, Md
    XP Deus. Have Blisstool V6 but only used once.
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    Crazy find. Incredible condition. Congrats!

  11. #86
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    Mar 2018
    Massachusetts
    CTX 3030 / Excal / Sovereign
    18
    148 times
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    Thanks again everyone. As far as Banner goes ( had to ask a friend what it was) I guess rules are rules. Iím good with it.
    I am close to retiring, but still work lots of hours. I would not have even got around to posting this find ( believe it or not ) except for the urging of a friend to put it out here.
    Glad I did. Donít know how or if I will be ever able to top this first post. But we can always dream right? Thanks again.
    It happened to me... it CAN happen to you!
    Rhode Hog and flyadive like this.

  12. #87
    us
    Mar 2018
    Massachusetts
    CTX 3030 / Excal / Sovereign
    18
    148 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Quote Originally Posted by Patriot 1776 View Post
    Congratulations , I wish I went with you detecting that day, my big mistake
    Happy Treasure Hunting
    Glad your enjoying your Minelab CTX 3030
    thanks
    Dennis I wouldnt have found it with the Excal (LoL)
    Thanks for selling me the 3030. You did miss out!

  13. #88
    That's an incredible find in both rarity and condition...home run on both!
    Instagram - @romeoonethree

  14. #89
    us
    Mar 2018
    Massachusetts
    CTX 3030 / Excal / Sovereign
    18
    148 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Better pics with your advice .
    Will post them as soon as my computer stops freezing up!!

  15. #90
    us
    Mar 2018
    Massachusetts
    CTX 3030 / Excal / Sovereign
    18
    148 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Better focus on new pics. The other coin is an 1883 20 Reis from Portugal found about 20 minutes before I dug the Tree coin. Considering the type of day that I was having up until then, any find would have been good for me. This coin, which is the size of a half dollar gave a very choppy/ mixed signal. Also down about 10"-12", there was enough of a high tone and the numbers, though not really locking onto anything consistent looked good enough. I decided to dig. Coin in the hole, I was thrilled! I thought, No being Skunked today. So, very satisfied, I started working my way back to the path to the parking lot. That is when I got a really sweet high tone in both directions at 10"-12". I checked it in the open screen. Still no iron grunt. A cinch decision to dig it. I popped out a good size plug and at the bottom of the hole I saw silver! It was lying flat. I picked it up and as I brought it into view, the first thing I saw was 1652!!
    I let out a yell. Glenn, who was about 100' away looked up and asked; Anything good I yelled out TREE COIN!!!! Another friend who was a good distance away saw Glenn sprinting over to me. At the same time he observed me doing what turned out to be a Tree Coin dance. (On a find like this a little dance is acceptable) What a great day! I will NEVER forget that feeling... And you guys are right... the thirst to find another on IS strong! LOL You NEVER know....Click image for larger version. 

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